laudatory "ridiculous" redux

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Sun Oct 23 14:06:12 UTC 2011

I have a column in this Sunday's Boston Globe on the rise of
"ridiculous" as a form of praise, with a shout-out to Jonathan Lighter
from the ADS-L thread on the topic back in April.


Ben Zimmer

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